Arrowtown Guided tours

Our most recommended Arrowtown Guided tours

Queenstown Half-Day 4WD Lord Of the Rings Discovery Tour

1. Queenstown Half-Day 4WD Lord Of the Rings Discovery Tour

Embark on an adventure safari packed with breathtaking scenery, thrilling 4WD action, and LOTR filming locations. Visit the filming locations of Minas Tirith, Misty Mountains, the Pillars of the Kings (Argonath), Gladden Fields, the Ford of Bruinen, and more.  After pick-up from your hotel, journey around the Wakatipu Basin to see The Remarkables, which were used as various mountains throughout the three movies. Travel part way up Queenstown Hill for a bird's-eye view onto Deer Park Heights, which was used for the refugees of Rohan and the Battle of the Wargs scenes. From the viewpoint, head to Kawarau Gorge where the filming took place for the Argonath - 'Pillars of the Kings'. After Kawarau Gorge, travel to Arrowtown where the loss of The One Ring scene at Gladden Fields was shot. Near Arrowtown, you will experience a true off-road adventure. Following a historic gold mining road up the Arrow River, cross the river many times to get to the Ford of Bruinen. Here you can indulge in a refreshing afternoon tea and try your hand at a spot of gold panning. From Arrowtown, travel to the entrance of Skippers Canyon for spectacular panoramic views of the Wakatipu Basin and into the Canyon.

Queenstown Beer Tours

2. Queenstown Beer Tours

Hop on board to enjoy a day out and discover Queenstown's up and coming craft beer scene. Your tour includes 3 stops, 12 tastings, and a delicious lunch - a great way to spend an afternoon in Queenstown. You will be picked up at your hotel and then venture outside the center of Queenstown to try award-winning local beers. You will head through the historic Arrowtown and to the gorgeous Gibbston Valley, before returning to Queenstown, passing by the beautiful shores of Lake Wakatipu. Interact with local brewers and sample the best brews they have to offer. You will be dropped back to your accommodation or to Queenstown’s favorite, Smith’s Craft Beer House, where you can continue to test your palette!

Queenstown: Progressive Dinner and Wine Tour at 3 Locations

3. Queenstown: Progressive Dinner and Wine Tour at 3 Locations

Experience the very best of Queenstown’s renowned wineries and restaurants by night on the region’s first progressive dinner tour. We take you on a social night out to meet new friends with amazing local wines and stunning food. Start your evening with a scenic drive to Arthurs Point to enjoy an entrée and an award winning gin/vodka tasting flight. Take a drive through the valley of the vines for a stunning main paired with local Central Otago wines in the Gibbston Valley wine region. Wrap up your night with a decadent dessert in the heart of Queenstown paired with an after-dinner digestif, cocktail or wine with views to the lake.

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What people are saying about Arrowtown

We had Peter as our tour guide and we couldn’t have had a better day. Peter was so informative and we had a very fun and amazing time. Will definitely be coming back for another tour. Highly recommend.

Breathtaking views and such a fun way to explore the Queenstown area, Our Tour guide Jenny was fantastic! Such a fantastic trip, one that we will never forget

This is such a worthwhile tour! Lewis was the best guide and I can’t recommend him highly enough.

Lewis is SUCH a great guide! Well Worth the Experience for sure.

Very experienced guide. It was an amazing day and great beers.